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A signed, written order by which one party (the drawer) instructs another party (the drawee) to pay a specified sum to a third party (the payee), at sight or at a specific date. Typical bank drafts are negotiable instruments and are similar in many ways to checks.
Interest rates moved lower over the past week with mortgage rates, CD rates and money market rates pulling back from the advances made at the start of September. News for the week was fairly limited with weaker than expected retail sales numbers and a disappointing Consumer Sentiment report. However, the weekly jobless claims report that
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Consumers residing on the South Shore of Massachusetts will find a new CD rate promotion that stands above the best bank rate competition in the Bay State as well as the best CD rates available. Coastal Heritage Bank based in Weymouth, Massachusetts is offering a new rate promotion on their nine month term certificate for
An employee of the Comptroller of the Currency whose function is to examine national banks periodically to determine the financial position of a bank and the security of its deposits. The examiner also verifies that the bank maintains procedures consistent with Federal banking laws and regulations.
The perception that stronger economic growth is here is pushing interest rates higher along with the stock market and many commodity markets. Treasury rates moved higher this past week with the ten year crossing the 2.00 percent threshold, mortgage rates climbed just modestly higher and CD rates showed almost no change with some maturities moving
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A term referring to a person, other than the principle borrower, who signs for a loan. The cosigner(s) assumes equal liability for the loan.
A Debit Card combines the utility of an ATM card and some of the functions of a credit card. Also called a check card, the card will often bear the logo of Visa or MasterCard, and those companies process the transactions that take place outside of an ATM machine, like retail stores, restaurants, or
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American Bank & Trust is offering some of the highest CD rates in South Dakota. The American Bank & Trust is a home owned and managed bank that has been serving the area since the early 1900’s. Right now the bank is offering two of the highest CD rates for short term CDs in South
Bank CD rates dropped just slightly for the week ending October 28, 2011. Based on the most recent survey of CD interest rates performed by Selectcdrates.com, the average rate on the top ten best CD rates covering maturities of three months through five years fell by less than one basis point. The Selectcdrates.com CD rates
Any change involving an erasure or rewriting in the date, amount, or payee of a check or other negotiable instrument.
If you are like most people, you have had to pay an overdraft fee or a late payment charge at some point in your life. It can be surprising how many people don’t know how much money they have tied up in the stock market or how much they’ve spent in interest on credit cards
Turbotville National Bank is a community bank located in Turbotville, Pennsylvania. The bank has been FDIC insured since January 1, 1934. The bank is chartered as a National Bank and has one location in Pennsylvania. As of September 2008, the bank had total assets of $96,815,000. Through that time period, the bank had net operating
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